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What They're Watching: Sean Sanada

Kylie Walsh | Aug 6, 2018 | Hawaii

Report: Understanding Hawai'i's budget

| Aug 3, 2018 | Hawaii

The Hawai’i Budget & Policy Center (HBPC) has released its first publication, Hawai’i Budget Primer: An Overview of How Hawai’i Invests in Our Future and Our People. The primer outlines the budget process and breaks down the $17.5 billion budget for FY2019. Hawai’i receives roughly $3 billion in federal funding...[ Read More ]

Ige, Green leading in new Civil Beat poll ahead of primary

| Jul 31, 2018 | Hawaii

A poll conducted by Civil Beat has Governor David Ige and state Senator Josh Green leading among likely Democratic voters ahead of the August 11 primary. The telephone poll was conducted July 19 to 21 and surveyed 871 likely voters in the Democratic primary. The margin of error was ± 3.3...[ Read More ]

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii grants to support behavioral health education

| Jul 31, 2018 | Hawaii

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has awarded $52,000 in community benefit grant funding to two nonprofits seeking to promote behavioral health education for Hawaii’s keiki. Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center received $27,000 to launch a school-based health center serving Nanakuli Intermediate and High schools. School-based health centers increase access to health services for...[ Read More ]

Healthcare Association of Hawaii honors state lawmakers for commitment to healthcare

| Jul 30, 2018 | Hawaii

The Healthcare Association of Hawaii (HAH) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2018 state legislative awards. HAH is recognizing select senators and representatives for their extraordinary efforts to support access to quality care for all of Hawaii’s people. This year’s recipients will be honored at the Healthcare Association...[ Read More ]

Kīlauea eruption's ongoing public health concerns

Marjie High | Jul 26, 2018 | Hawaii

Kīlauea began the most recent round of eruptions on May 3, 2018. Almost three months later it is still going strong with lasting impacts for the geography of the island and for Hawai'i’s public health. In addition to physical dangers from eruptions, lava, and earthquakes, several public health related concerns...[ Read More ]

Hawai'i medication drop box program launched

| Jul 19, 2018 | Hawaii

Lieutenant Governor Doug Chin announced, with members of state, county and federal agencies, a major statewide collaboration to ensure a more convenient way for the public to drop off unused prescription drugs at designated police stations across the state. The Hawai‘i Medication Drop Box Program is a public health and...[ Read More ]